Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 92 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.93% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.37% 7.94% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Bristol median daily rate £311 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +33.93% -30.00%
10th Percentile £302 £289 £263
90th Percentile £376 £438 £341
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 178 214 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.38% 11.66% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 145 94
Bristol median daily rate £350 £360 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +22.03% -23.87%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £118
90th Percentile £537 £545 £442
South West median daily rate £352 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -2.22% +10.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 25
Bristol median hourly rate £16.38 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.58% -17.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.48 £12.24
90th Percentile £34.00 £38.30 £34.10
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -3.17% -17.24% +29.02%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Xerox
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Xerox
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Polycom
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat